It’s Monday and what’s better than starting the week with a dreamy list of the best French festivals to attend this summer? Ready? Let’s go!
1. WE LOVE GREEN
With more than 50 gigs and DJ sets taking place during this two-day weekend, We Love Green seems to be the most promising festival of the season. An impressive international line up (Future, Tame Impala, Kali Uchis, Orange County Rex, and Rosalia, amongst tons of other super cool acts) will satisfy all your needs of live music. Besides, We Love Green wants to be 100% eco-friendly. Having so much fun while respecting our environment? We’re sold!
WE LOVE GREEN, Bois de Vincennes (Paris), 1-2 June. – Tickets
For its 21st edition, this super fun festival taking place in Marseille, south of France offers a line up worthy of the greatest. On the French (& Belgian) hip-hop scene, count on rappers SCH, Orelsan, Caballero & Jean-Jass, S.Pri Noir and Josman to make the crowds go crazy. More into r&b? No worries, check out the talented British singer IAMDDB and the Belgian duo Juicy on Saturday. And for all of you electro fans, the great Jon Hopkins will be on the stage of the Grand Palais, while the French duo The Blaze will take total control of the outdoor stage. And for those who always want more, it’s good to know that the festival also organizes a third day of concerts held by the beach side at Le Petit Roucas, which will make you fall in love with the beautiful South of France!
MARSATAC, Palais Chanot (Marseille), 14-16 June. – Tickets
Gathering more than 3 million festival-goers throughout its 21 years of existence, Parisian festival Solidays has established itself as a pillar of the festival scene in France. “Hot reggaeton, tropical pop, disco fever, expect a very “caliente” atmosphere at Longchamp“, says the press release: you know what to expect! Solidays will be welcoming big names this year such as J Balvin, Macklemore and Angèle, and we absolutely cannot wait!
SOLIDAYS, Hippodrome de Longchamp (Paris), 21-23 June. – Tickets
4. LOLLAPALOOZA Paris
The new favourite festival of the French festival-goers is back in town to blown us all away! After being lucky enough to get all the biggest names of the current pop music scene on the line up for its first two seasons (The Weeknd, Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa, Red Hot Chilli Peppers), get ready to celebrate its third year with Brit Awards winners The 1975, american favourite Twenty One Pilots, the one and only Martin Garrix and the legendary The Strokes. If there is one festival you can’t miss this summer, it definitely is Lollapalooza Paris! (we’ve warned you..)
LOLLAPALOOZA Paris, Hippodrome de Longchamp (Paris), 20-21 July. – Billetterie
5. ROCK EN SEINE
There’s no need presenting this last festival as it’s now become the biggest closing season rendez-vous of the summer. Taking place during the last week-end of August, Rock en Seine has this year once again announced an impressive eclectic line up showcasing the incredibly talented Jorja Smith, EDM group Major Lazer and none other than The Cure. What an amazing way to end our summer!
ROCK EN SEINE, Domaine de St-Cloud (Paris), 23-25 August. – Tickets
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